Alireza Danshi said: Organizing and moving the existing houses in the polluted areas of Masjed Soleiman requires national attention and cooperation; At the same time, the necessary measures to prevent the continuation of leaks in Masjed Soleyman should be on the agenda.
According to daylinews.ir , Alireza Danshi, CEO of the National Company for the Southern Oilfields, said in a special news interview with Khuzestan TV on Tuesday evening: The first inherent duty of the National Company for the Southern Oilfields, as the largest oil producer in the country, is to meet refinery and export needs.
He pointed out that the first step of the oil industry after the establishment of the 13th government was to make plans to prepare for sustainability and increase oil production, he added: Production was targeted and planned before the sanctions.
The CEO of the National Company for the South Oilfields said that in order for the country’s oil production to reach before the sanctions; 16 effective measures were put on the agenda and we are now in a situation where it can be said that production capacity has reached before the sanctions.
“The country’s oil industry is in a situation where it can reach pre-sanctions production immediately after the lifting of sanctions,” Danshi said.
Noting that the company’s oil production has increased by 600,000 barrels compared to before the 13th government, he continued: “The southern oil-rich regions are at the highest level of readiness for oil production, the process of which will be operational after the lifting of sanctions.” .
The CEO of the National Company for the South Oilfields said: “Due to the actions of the Ministry of Oil in order to circumvent the sanctions, the sale of produced oil has also increased (despite the sanctions).”
Reduce working hours
Noting that the working hours of the company’s operational manpower had changed from eight hours to 12 hours at the same time as the corona outbreak, Danshi said: “Today, the oil industry is on the way to increasing production and plans are changing compared to the previous management period in the country.” Has been.
He continued: “The oil industry is a sensitive industry with its own complexities in which safety and occupational medicine must be seriously considered.”
The CEO of the National Company for the South Oilfields stated: The activity of this industry has enjoyed some differences compared to the period of reduced production, and according to the goal set to increase production, the working hours of the operational forces have returned to the previous routine.
“Despite the complaints, the activity of the operational forces during the eight hours is the result of expert examinations that should be taken into account,” said Danshi, stating that the health of the workforce and the safety of the facilities are a priority.
He pointed out the need to rebuild and improve oil facilities, which have been neglected in recent years, noting: “It is not possible to be indifferent to the safety of manpower and facilities in the oil industry.”
The CEO of the National Company for the Southern Oilfields pointed out: The new conditions for planning to increase production have made it necessary to return the working hours of the operational forces from 12 hours to eight hours.
Allocation of $ 750 million credit
Emphasizing that increasing production in the country’s oil industry has always become an undeniable priority, Danshi said: “In this regard, maintaining capacity building for production requires resources and costs that must be seriously considered.”
He continued: “Reconstruction, modernization and use of modern knowledge to carry out production planning requires financial resources, in this regard, $ 750 million has been allocated to the National Company of Southern Oilfields as the largest oil producer in the country, which can be increased.
The CEO of the National Company for the South Oilfields pointed out: Of this amount, 10 thousand billion rials will be allocated to the field of knowledge-based, as well as other collaborations with scientific and academic centers.
Emphasizing that the reconstruction and improvement of oil industry facilities in the south should be seriously on the agenda, Danshi said: “An important part of this planning is done in cooperation with scientific and knowledge-based centers.”
He added: “Support for the manufacture of domestic goods and equipment in this company will be seriously pursued.”
Construction of Ahwaz-Omidieh oil export pipeline to Goreh
The CEO of the National Company of Southern Oilfields also mentioned in another part of the development plans of the National Company of Southern Oilfields with the aim of production and the prospect of increasing the country’s oil exports and said: with the approval of the National Iranian Oil Company, 65,000 billion rials for construction The oil export pipeline from Ahvaz-Omidieh to the group (in Bushehr province) is considered.
Danshi stated: “We are trying to spend this amount of financial resources in Khuzestan and in the factories producing goods and equipment needed for the construction of this pipeline.”
Oil is committed to eliminating pollution in Masjed Soleyman
Emphasizing that from the $ 750 million of the company, credits will be allocated for the elimination of pollution in Masjed Soleyman, he said: “The oil industry is committed to this city and to eliminate pollution, environmental studies and operational measures are on the agenda.” have given.
Emphasizing that the problems caused by some oil pollution in Masjed-e-Soliman should have been solved much sooner, Danshi said: “The source of these pollution goes back to two elements, one of which is the 6-inch line of gas supply pipe from the cap of the White Oil Field to supply municipal gas.” Is.
He stated: The gas that is transferred in this line is sour gas and it was necessary to collect this line.
The CEO of the National Company for Southern Oilfields, stating that the pollution caused by this transmission line covered 6 areas of Masjed Soleyman city, said: “So far, this line has been collected in four areas and 2 more areas remain.”
Daneshy reminded: “We are trying to collect this line in the remaining 2 areas in Masjed Soleiman city as soon as possible with the planning and measures that are being taken.”
He said that the next source of pollution in Masjed Soleiman city is related to the oil reservoir in the region and said: “Fortunately, the pollution of this reservoir is not associated with gas leakage and is considered oil pollution.”
The CEO of the National Company for Southern Oilfields added: “To eliminate this pollution, environmental studies were conducted in 2016 by Isfahan University of Technology, but the General Department of Environmental Protection has had considerations regarding the report of these studies.”
Daneshi added: In line with the views of the experts of this department, it was decided to prepare a plan describing the need to re-study the environmental conditions of Masjed Soleiman and to deal with the issues of this city scientifically and more accurately in order to solve the problems more fundamentally.
He also referred to the participation of the Ministry of Oil to relocate the residents of the polluted areas of Masjed Soleiman during the past years and said: eight years ago, the amount of 1,200 billion rials was allocated to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. Prepare to relocate residents of contaminated areas.
The CEO of the National Company for the South Oilfields emphasized: Organizing and relocating the existing houses in the polluted areas of Masjed Soleyman requires national attention and cooperation; At the same time, the necessary measures to prevent the continuation of leaks in Masjed Soleyman should be on the agenda.
Oil industry actions in the field of social responsibility
Emphasizing that the oil industry in the south is committed to fulfilling its special social responsibility in the areas surrounding the industry, Danshi said: “In this regard, 72,000 billion rials should be spent in the social responsibility sector of the industry in the south during three years.”
He stated that these funds should be spent on creating the infrastructure needed by citizens: During the last 5 years, 110 large and small projects in the form of social responsibility of the company have been implemented in Khuzestan province.
The CEO of the National Company for Southern Oilfields said: “Participation in the plan to deal with dust in Khuzestan is one of the most important social responsibilities of the National Company for Southern Oilfields, which targets 200,000 hectares of land in the province. It has been implemented.
The National Company for Southern Oilfields, as the largest subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company with 45 fields and 65 large and small hydrocarbon reservoirs in an area of five southern and southwestern provinces, produces about 80% of crude oil and 16% of gas. In this vast oil territory are large fields such as Ahvaz, Gachsaran, Maroon, Aghajari, Karanj and Parsi and Bibi Hakimeh.
The oil-rich regions of the south supply feed to more than 90% of the country’s refineries, as well as feed required for the region’s petrochemical complexes.